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Blow_flyy Presents The New Video For The Single “Bleed 4 You”

Paper & Emergency Tiara Premiere Epic Remix EP For “Dancing In The Living Room”

Emergency Tiara is everything. Think old school bop vibes meets perfect high fashion aesthetic, mixed with modern day experimental pop and you’re just barely brushing the surface of what, and who, Emergency Tiara is. This week, Paper Magazine has premiered Emergency Tiara’s “Dancing In The Living Room” remix EP featuring an incredible mix of renowned women identified DJ’s. Each DJ brings something special and unique to the track, and together they offer an entire package of at-home, ‘club night in your living room’ ready records to suit every musical taste. The incredible line up of DJ’s on the EP are JD Samson, Rissa Garcia, Nimmo and Kim Anh.

Oly Sherman collaborates with hip hop artist KP Hydes on blissed out new single ‘Lush Lyfe’

Oly Sherman returns in 2021 with refreshed energy when it comes to releasing new music. His latest single, ‘Lush Lyfe’ is a total dream of a track from the Sydney songwriter, who incorporates a striking guest turn from hip hop artist KP Hydes into the project.

As his first collaboration, Oly brings together his now trademark soulful vocals together with effortless flow from KP; both are naturals on the track together, making ‘Lush Lyfe’ such an easy and immersive listen.

Blood Lemon shared environmentally-charged single + video “Black-Capped Cry”

“Black-Capped Cry” off their just-announced self-titled debut album (out April 23). With mastering done by Mell Dettmer [Sunn O))), Earth, Black Mountain] and inspiration from Sleater-Kinney to The Breeders, the album explores our modern state of discontent – climate change, American politics, social justice, and navigating adulthood as women – through a medley of 90s alternative vibes, heavy riffs & melting harmonies.

Badlands just released “Let Go”

Ahead of her album Djinn out tomorrow, Badlands just released “Let Go” w/ video featuring authentic 16mm film of her mother growing up in Sweden…Taking its name from the Eastern concept of a supernatural spirit, Djinn is not only a record, but a memorial to Catharina’s mom who passed under unclear circumstances — combining themes of love and loss with a palette of electro, post-punk and new wave reminiscent of Boards of Canada to My Bloody Valentine…She also tours & plays synths/keys with The Radio Dept.

EJ Worland Shares “Hard To Find” Video, Announces ‘No One Left To Blame’ EP Out April 9th

On “Hard To Find,” EJ Worland says: “Hard To Find” is a song I wrote about taking a new direction and learning how to deal with the crippling voices of self doubt, how to navigate a new path and commit to change. I wasted too many years of my life listening to the voices of self doubt. I wanted to write a song I could listen back to, which would remind me to be excited about this new endeavour rather than worry about whether it was going to work out or not.

Pinkish Blu return with new single ‘Backward’

Pinkish Blu have been keeping busy with music even during COVID, releasing their debut EP there’s no such thing as good people in May, further courting praise for singles ‘Red Hot Moon’ and ‘Calm Down’. The release of this material served as the perfect foundation to bring them to a brand new year of creative opportunities. Along with a much-anticipated headline show in Adelaide in March, Pinkish Blu are hitting the road with Odette, playing venues in Queensland this May.


The quiet achiever of Australian music, Pete Murray has today released his anticipated new EP, The Night, and this week announced he’ll be joining the Bluesfest 2021 lineup alongside Tash Sultana, The Teskey Brothers, Ocean Alley and more. After impressing with Found My Place, his driving song about offering wisdom to your kids, and backing it up with the tenderness and beauty of the introspective If We Never Dance Again, Pete is ready to share his masterful six track EP.

CAROLYN MILLER Releases Anthemic/Empowerment Song “Flatline”

Rising country artist C​AROLYN MILLER​ has released her newest song, “Flatline” out now. This song is the follow up to her last single “​All In​” which was named ​Radio Disney Country Song of the Week. “​Flatline​” is an anthemic/empowerment song with themes of perseverance and coming back stronger (“knock me down, I’ll build back up…I ain’t gonna flatline”). A fan-driven video showcasing her followers’ “comeback” stories is set to premiere next week.

CAROLYN MILLER Releases Anthemic/Empowerment Song “Flatline”

Genre Bending Singer Songwriter MJ Songstress Recently Released The Music Video For Single “Carousel”

Fort Lee, New Jersey vocal powerhouse MJ Songstress recently released the music video for her new single “Carousel”. The first thing you’re likely to notice is the intoxicating beat, an unmistakable sonic signature with a mid-range thump, “Carousel” is a sensual, immersive and propulsive bop, designed to pick you up and whirl you around into carefree, spiritual existentialism. It’s a song that’s guaranteed to fill the dance floor, and one that will surely put you in the mood for new love.

Donta Glo | “Shawty” | Music Video

Sennses unveil electro-synth gem ‘Outside’

‘Outside’ is the latest electro-synth track from Melbourne duo, SENNSES (Trent Broussard and Hayden Gordic). It follows on from their 2020 singles ‘Forever’, ‘Save Me’ and ‘Distant Place’ each garnering strong reviews from triple j.

Module – The Corporation – New Deep/Progressive House from New Zealand

Wellington, New Zealand-based composer & electronic-musician Module returns with new single ‘The Corporation’. The follow-up to ‘Everything Is Possible’ further shows the electronic chops of Module, continuing a journey into synth-heavy electronic compositions.

Described as “a soundtrack for the future”, ‘The Corporation’ is a progressive-house driven tune which again establishes the sound of Module’s latest direction – synth-heavy & cinematic electronic music.

Pardon the Scars Release “Caged Inside” with TLG Entertainment/INgrooves

Hailing from the Florida panhandle, Pardon The Scars deliver a tapestry of melodic, aggressive hard rock with infectious melodies and arrangements. Their sonic signature is a blend of alternative, progressive and Nu-Metal, seamlessly interwoven with their modern hard rock attack. Pardon the Scars puts every ounce of themselves into not only their songwriting but for their live performance as well. Such dedication to their craft is evidence that pain can transcend into something more – a perfectly imperfect hard rock band known as Pardon The Scars.


Australian country megastar Casey Barnes has today released his energetic new single Come Turn Me On, a track that reminds us that there’s nothing better than coming home to the one you love. Casey has also announced a dynamic, thrilling, neon-soaked video to accompany the track. To celebrate Come Turn Me On, he’ll be hitting the road, kicking off in Adelaide for the Fringe Festival on March 7, then moving through Prince Bandroom Melbourne, Mathinna (Tas), Winton’s Way Out West Fest, Gippsland Country Music Festival, Toowoomba, the Gympie Music Muster on August 26 and 27 and wrapping up at Savannah In The Round (Mareeba, QLD) on October 1.

DEAD ORIGINAL ALBUM ‘BOUGHT AND SOLD’ along with their single “Bored Again”

Out of CHICAGO, IL comes hard rock grunge band – DEAD ORIGINAL as they Release their album Bought and Sold with TLG Entertainment and INgrooves. Opening their album debut with their single “Bored Again” Dead Original has been steadily showing their grunge hard track. Previous singles released from this album are: “Blasted”, “Let It Burn”, “Bought and Sold”, and “Restrained”. Each single builds upon itself and completes a solid album. Dead Original fills the need for the new form of hard grunge rock, seeking to stamp itself clearly from their hometown of Chicago and to the hard rock world abroad.

John Oates’ Song Fest Goes Virtual With nugs.net and Drive Entertainment Group

John & Aimee Oates, nugs.net, and Drive Entertainment Group are executing a webcast on March 20,2021 to raise funds for Feeding America®. Saxsquatch, the smooth saxophone internet sensation will be co-hosting the one-night-only event with Oates.

“Working with nugs.net on this project has been an amazing experience. We’ve had a lot of fun and we think we’re putting together a really special show for the viewers at home, with a diverse collection of musical styles. Most importantly, we hope this free streaming benefit will create even more awareness about how critical the food insecurity situation in America really is,” commented Oates.

People Taking Pictures return with ‘The Ultimate Nothing’ feat Cruz Patterson

Featuring vocalist Cruz Patterson (Koi Child), the track is an insatiable two and a half minute journey; grooves and immersive rhythms meets almost spoken word. The dreamlike intensity makes this single a fitting addition to the People Taking Pictures body of work, one that is growing strong.

LUPE – “Eyes Cold” from upcoming album “Dark Room”.

Vocalist, composer, and vocal coach Michalis Latousakis, also known as Lupe, was born in 1991 in Athens, Greece. Lupe’s first step into the music industry was the formation of Mosquito in 2014, a gothic rock band, releasing the “Colorless” demo (2014). and its debut album, entitled “Interlacing Eternity” (2017), via the Brazilian label, Deepland Records.

Reuben Gray ‘Demons’ Out Now

British youngster Reuben Gray, had to grow up quickly when the world turned completely upside down about a year ago. His new single ‘Demons’ casts light on his adult life, and is challenging as well as embracing his inner demons. The single follows ‘Lifeline’, a massive pop bop which amassed over 4 million streams across platforms and went viral on TikTok as the soundtrack to millions of teens lockdown life all over the world. Reuben tells the story about how ‘Demons’ came to be;

Artist: John Mapes – Track: Perfect

Perfect” is my most ambitious song to date and the reason why I put this newest EP together! I went full on Dave Matthews Band with this one :) The message here is strong and relatable. None of us are perfect, but we try our best to “Live and Learn” from our experiences. “I’m not perfect, I’ve never claimed to be” This song would be a great fit on any Acoustic Rock type playlists. Thanks for listening and for your consideration!

Gothic Metal Band Malacoda Release “Deadlights” Single

With music described as “dark, foreboding and with lyrics to enjoy as well as unsettle.” (Powerplay Mag UK) being a constant in the band’s sound, the next step would be to write a follow up to Restless Dreams. While looking for a drummer, the band recorded throughout the rest of 2019/2020 with friends behind the drum kit.


Today, California misfit collective Peach Tree Rascals share “LEAVE ME,” the second single from their forthcoming debut EP, Camp Nowhere, out March 26 on Homemade Projects/ 10K Projects. Where the first single from the EP “OOZ” is Camp Nowhere’s kick-off event, “LEAVE ME” finds the campers fully settled into their back-to-nature lifestyle. Anchored by retro-soul guitars and trumpet, “LEAVE ME’s” summery feel is a perfect precursor to the EP.


Multiple GRAMMY® Award winners Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak today released the first single, “Leave the Door Open” from their highly anticipated new collaboration, Silk Sonic. Named Silk Sonic by the legendary Bootsy Collins, Bruno and Anderson have come together to create the setlist of doom. “Leave The Door Open” was produced by Mars and D’Mile, and written by Bruno, Anderson, D’Mile and Brody Brown.

Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak release ‘Leave The Door Open’, their first single as Silk Sonic


“It’s about someone facing the truth about Hollywood, going through that process and realizing that they’re in too deep,” VanderWaal says. “It feels really good to express yourself so freely. It’s empowering and very healing.”

Vanderwaal is currently in the studio finishing up her next project. She is also gearing up to follow her acting debut and reprise her role in the upcoming Disney Stargirl sequel. Like the first, the movie will incorporate original music and performances by Grace, continuing to share her world with millions of fans across her various social media channels.


Today, LBS Kee’vin shares his latest effort “Soul Burden” featuring Baton Rouge emcee Fredo Bang. Produced by Mark Walters, “Soul Burden” comes following the release of Kee’vin’s jarring banger “Hood Dreams” featuring FCG Heem. The track exudes eerie, moody chords with street lyrics and a trap drumbeat, taking a cinematic approach from the visuals directed by NO MORE HEROES, the Chicago collective notable for their work with Famous Dex, Gherbo and King Von just to name a few.


Executive produced by longtime friend and collaborator ayokay, the album was created from the uninspiring throes of quarantine when Quinn XCII decided to shake up his creative routine and left L.A. for ayokay’s family vacation home in the seaside town of Newport, Rhode Island. There they set up a makeshift studio in the living room and after two full week-long trips, they created an endlessly radiant body of work that fully captures the pure joy and camaraderie of its creation.


In speaking about the track, Au/Ra says: “I wrote ‘Dead Girl!’ when I was feeling especially out of place when I came back home. Being away for a while left me feeling disconnected from a lot of people. I think of myself as a pretty introverted, sometimes anxious person – feeling out of place isn’t new. I was so done with judging myself and feeling judged. I felt that especially during high school, so I really channeled all that ‘grrrr’ energy into the song. It’s about being okay with feeling different, unapologetically, and feeling, in a sense, ‘dead’ to the people who don’t understand you.”

Grande Royale release “Troublemaker” single

Grande Royale release “Troublemaker”, the fourth and final single leading up to the Swedish garage rockers’ fifth studio album “Carry On”. Being both the album-opener, as well as the shortest track of the new album, “Troublemaker” throws you straight into the action.

Grande Royale’s fifth studio album “Carry On” contains 11 tracks of high energy rock n roll. The band has applied a rawer and more back to basics- approach for the album, keeping production simple while focusing on strong and catchy material. Orange fueled electric guitars, crushing bass tones and thundering drums inspired by 90’s rock. Vocalist Gustav Wremer sings with more grit than on previous albums, adding a ton of attitude to the new songs. All put together, “Carry On” offers an energetic and straight forward take on garage rock. Produced by the band members themselves, and mixed by Robert Pehrsson (Robert Pehrsson Humbucker).

Olivia Morreale Releases New Single “Parasomnia”

“PARASOMNIA” is a dreamy wonderland of gauzy synths, infectious bass and intricately layered vocal chops. Inspired by the way in which subconscious thoughts and desires are unlocked through dreams, it was important to Olivia for the song to lyrically and sonically reflect the innermost psyche. “It sounds like a normal pop song until the breakdown/bridge, where it warps into a sort of nightmarish and dark space,” she writes. “We [Olivia and her co-collaborator, Eli Koskoff] let the idea of a nightmare and of the thoughts we can’t control be our guiding force during the production.”

PALESKIN Release Debut Album Joy Is Temporary, Pain Is Constant

Today the three piece band PALESKIN, with a love for Trap and Alternative Rock, have released thier debut album Joy Is Temporary, Pain Is Constant.

“Joy Is Temporary, Pain Is Constant is about all the pessimism you get from years of depression and anxiety, nothing seems to get you forward and when you get some kind of feeling of joy it gets taken away from you in seconds just to leave you in your own head of dark thoughts once again” // PALESKIN

Nephila release “Belladonna” single

Swedish psychedelic rock orchestra Nephila release “Belladonna” on Friday, March the 5th. “Belladonna” is the second single leading up to the band’s debut album “Nephila” and is premiered by Doomed and Stoned.

Nephila is the latest addition to The Sign Records. Offering a dreamy and psychedelic sound expressed with theatrical visualizations, the band is set to release their self-titled debut album in summer 2021.

Blow_flyy Presents The New Video For The Single “Bleed 4 You”